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Automotive power inductors

Panasonic's ETQP series power choke coils (PCC) offer superior performance and robustness, and feature high efficiency, low loss and a miniaturized design.

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Features

  • Complies with AEC-Q200
  • Unique metal composite core material leads to special benefits (e.g. low saturation, low loss at high frequency, stable over temperature)
  • Designed for harsh environments up to 180°C and 50G vibration
  • Line-up ranges from 0.33μH to 100μH in case sizes from 5x5mm to 12x12mm
  • Recommended for filter and DC/DC applications  

Line-up of automotive power inductors

Panasonic metal composite SMD power choke coils (PCC) are specially designed for automotive use and feature superior robustness and high reliability. Performance attributes include non-saturation behavior, low losses and stability over a wide temperature range. This results in downsized components.

Series High performance PCC-MC ETQP*M***Y** Low profile PCC-LP ETQP*M***KV* Large current PCC-1280 ETQP8M***J** High frequency PCC-H ETQP*M***HF* High vibration resistance PCC-SC
ETQP*M***YS*
LE-Series PCC-LE ETQP4M***KF*
Size (L×W×H [mm] 5.5×5.0×3.0 - 10.9×10.0×6.0 5.5×5.0×3.0 - 10.7×10.0×4.0 12.6×13.2×8.0 5.5x5.0x3.0,
6.5x6.0x3.0
8.5x8.0x5.4
10.9x10.0x5.0
6.5x6.0x4.8,
7.5x7.0x4.8
Inductance [μH] 0.33 - 100 0.33 - 47 0.33 - 4.7 2.2, 10, 22 0.68, 2.45 3.3 ~ 47
Rated current *1) [A] 1.4 - 33.2 1.7 - 19.6 16.8 - 44.4 5.2, 3.0, 2.1 27, 12 2.2 ~7.2
DCR [mΩ] 1.1 - 348 2.6 - 206 0.7 - 4.9 19.5, 68.0, 144 1.66, 7.4 13.1 ~ 148.6
Operating temperature range *2) [°C] -40°C to +150°C
(+180°C short time)
-55°C to +155°C -40°C to +160°C
(+180°C short time)
-40°C to +150°C -40°C to +150°C -40°C to +150°C

*1) DC current which causes temperature rise of 40 K. Parts are reflow soldered on four-layer PCB (1.6mm FR4) and measured at room temperature.

*2) Including self-temperature rise

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